Christopher Saxton: Elizabethan Map-Maker

EVANS, Ifor; LAWRENCE, Heather

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Wakefield Historical Publications
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1979
  • Place Published: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • ISBN: 0901869066


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Details:
    xiii, 186 p. 29 cm. Colour tipped-in frontispiece. 18 full-page illustrations, 4 smaller, and one large fold-out. 10 tables. Green cloth hardcover shows some discolouration. Multicoloured dustjacket shows signs of wear at ages. Inside like new. The life and work of Christopher Saxton, the first mapmaker to survey and map the counties of England and Wales. First published in 1579, his atlas is commemorated in this work by Ifor Evans, cartographic historian, and Heather Lawrence of the Wakefield Historical Society. The text discusses Saxton's family and life as well as his mapmaking. Includes bibliography and index.

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